§ 10 Marriage a Civil Contract
§ 10-A Parties to a Marriage
§ 10-B Religious Exception
§ 11 By Whom a Marriage Must Be Solemnized
§ 11-A Duty of City Clerk in Certain Cities of the First Class; Facsimile Signature of Said Clerk Authorized
§ 11-B Registration of Persons Performing Marriage Ceremonies in the City of New York
§ 11-C Marriage Officers
§ 12 Marriage, How Solemnized
§ 13 Marriage Licenses
§ 13-AA Test to Determine the Presence of Sickle Cell Anemia
§ 13-B Time Within Which Marriage May Be Solemnized
§ 13-C Twenty-Four Hour Provision Waived in Certain Cases
§ 13-D Duty of Clerk Issuing Marriage License
§ 14 Town and City Clerks to Issue Marriage Licenses; Form
§ 14-A Town and City Clerks to Issue Certificates of Marriage Registration; Form
§ 15 Duty of Town and City Clerks
§ 15-A Marriages of Minors Under Eighteen Years of Age
§ 15-B Temporary Provisions Authorizing Issuance of Marriage License, Upon Court Order, Without Consent of a Parent in Armed Forces of United States, Merchan
§ 16 False Statements and Affidavits
§ 17 Clergyman or Officer Violating Article; Penalty
§ 18 Clergymen or Officer, When Protected
§ 19 Records to Be Kept by Town and City Clerks
§ 19-A Marriages On Vessels; Reports and Records
§ 20 Records to Be Kept by the State Department of Health and the City Clerk of the City of New York
§ 20-A Certified Transcripts of Records; State Commissioner of Health May Furnish
§ 20-B Certification of Marriage; State Commissioner of Health May Furnish
§ 21 Forms and Books to Be Furnished
§ 22 Penalty for Violation
§ 23 Supervision of and Inspection of Town and City Clerks’ Records by State Commissioner of Health
§ 24 Effect of Marriage On Legitimacy of Children
§ 25 License, When to Be Obtained

Terms Used In New York Laws > Domestic Relations > Article 3 - Solemnization, Proof and Effect of Marriage

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • minister: when used in this article, shall include those defined in § 2 of the religious corporations law. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 11
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.